How to Keep Your Bishop Home Comfortable This Winter Posted March 15, 2017 If you want to be comfortable during the Bishop winter, your furnace will demand some maintenance to have it running at its best. If you’ve already organized your yearly tune-up with Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning, you’re right on schedule. Don’t worry if you haven’t, there’s still time! Reach out to us at [[phonenumber]] to schedule your appointment. Between professional service appointments, there are many things you can do to make sure your furnace working at its peak performance. Try these maintenance tips to keep your furnace healthy:To make sure your system is running correctly, test your thermostat regularly. Turn it on and gradually increase the temperature setting until you hear your furnace start. If you don’t hear anything, read our blog post on furnace repair for thermostat troubleshooting or give us a call.Check your filters frequently and clean or change them when recommended. We can’t stress this enough. It’s a an easy way to boost the airflow through your furnace and keep peak efficiency.Keep all your vents and cool air returns clear of blockage. This includes keeping any ventilation outside of your home clear.Look in to having your air ducts professionally cleaned if you notice dust building up around your cool air returns or notable debris in your ducts. To find out more about duct cleaning and the signals it’s time to hire someone, go back to our blog on duct cleaning. It’s a priority for us that you stay comfortable this winter. If you want to learn more about furnace maintenance or would like to schedule a service with one of our experts, call Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.